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Red Green Show, The

1 9 9 1 - 2 0 0 6 (Canada) 305 x 25 minute episodes "I am a man, but I can change, if I have to,...

Starlost, The

1 9 7 3 (Canada) 16 x 60 minute episodes This low-budget Canadian obscurity was seemingly produced with the money left over from Doctor Who. Nevertheless, the...

Kids in the Hall, The

1 9 8 8 - 1 9 9 5 (Canada) 112 x 25 minute episodes This ground-breaking, subversive Canadian comedy series featured an outstanding team (Dave...

Cannibal Girls (1973)

This Canadian-produced horror spoof by future SCTV stars starts when a young couple, Clifford (Eugene Levy) and his girlfriend Gloria (Andrea Martin,) experience car trouble and...

Adventures of Sinbad, The

1 9 9 6 - 1 9 9 8 (Canada) 42 x 60 minute episodes In this over-the-top fantasy, loosely based on Arabian Nights, Sinbad (Zen Gesner) was...

Seaway

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 6 (Canada) 30 x 60 minute episodes Made in Canada by England's ITC television company, this short-lived drama series...

Last Night (1998)

Last Night is perhaps the quietest of all films about the end of the world, offering a naturalistic study of behaviour and relationships in...

Killer Party (1986)

It's April Fool's Day and the sisters of Sigma Alpha Pi have found the perfect place to throw a party: the abandoned Delta Sigma...

Police Surgeon/Dr Simon Locke

1 9 7 1 - 1 9 7 5 (Canada) 95 x 30 minute episodes Originally broadcast under the title Dr Simon Locke, this Canadian drama series featured...

Check It Out!

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 8 (Canada) 66 x 30 minute episodes This dire Canadian sitcom starred Don Adams - best known as either...

Rock & Rule (1983)

Angel, a female member of a punk rock band in the apocalyptic future, is kidnapped by Mok, a legendary and malevolent old rocker. Obsessed with a...

Quentin Durgens, MP

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 9 (Canada) 6 x 30 minute episodes 35 x 60 minute episodes One of the first hour-long Canadian drama...

Crash Test Dummies

This Canadian band evolved from a Winnipeg bar band called Bad Brad Roberts and the St. James Rhythm Pigs. Possessed of a highly-distinctive bass-baritone voice, vocalist/guitarist...

Four Lads, The

First known as The Four Dukes, this Canadian doo-wop group was formed in 1947 in Toronto by Jimmy Arnold, Bernie Toorish, Frank Busseri and...

Martha & The Muffins

Martha and The Muffins were a playful Canadian new wave band who had their roots in a mid-70s outfit called Oh Those Pants - a 10-piece...

Cowboy Junkies

Canadian musician Michael Timmins and his childhood friend Alan Anton formed a group called Hunger Project in 1979. It was not successful and, relocating to...

Decoy For Terror (1967)

No-budget Canadian horror flick (also known as The Playgirl Killer) about a deranged artist with a nasty habit of killing and freezing his models when...

Rush

Rush began playing hard rock/heavy metal in Toronto bars. After financing a debut LP themselves, Neil Peart (an ingenious lyricist) replaced the band's original...

Neil Young

Since co-founding Buffalo Springfield in 1966 (and then splitting after two albums), Neil Young rarely stopped moving. Born in Toronto in November 1945, Neil Perceval Young worked in...

Loverboy

"Nice" was the perfect word to describe Loverboy, a friendly good-natured Canadian rock band so wholesome they could have joined the Boy Scouts. Their first...

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Absence of Malice (1981)

Sally Field plays Megan Carter - a Miami reporter who has been working for the city's leading newspaper for three years. She needs a scoop...

Video Cassette Recorder (VCR)

The advent of the VCR suddenly offered the TV viewer a different relationship with broadcast television by making it possible to time shift, to...

Adventures of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert, The (1994)

Out of the closet and into the mainstream, this film raised gay culture to moderately new heights of respectability in the suburbs of heterosexual...

Ricochet Racers

Ricochet Racers were just cooler than cool - well, the bloody big gun you fired them out of was. Putting the cars into the cartridges,...

Two Thousand Maniacs (1964)

Tom White (William Kerwin, billed here as Thomas Wood) and Terry Adams (Connie Mason) are heading to Atlanta when they are lured via a...

Sugarcubes, The

The Sugarcubes formed in June 1986 in Iceland (which helps explain their unconventional sense of melody). The members of the group had been in a variety...

Family Affair

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 7 1 (USA) 138 x episodes Veteran character actor Brian Keith starred as Bill Davis, a wealthy footloose bachelor who...